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Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,571
Posted By Jettn Jim
Yes I'm no gorilla and I'm glad for all the arm...

Yes I'm no gorilla and I'm glad for all the arm room that I have! Length and girth under the velcro straps.
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,571
Posted By Jettn Jim
Hmmm I've been using an XL since 2012 and I'm...

Hmmm I've been using an XL since 2012 and I'm only 6'1" 180... on the big side but perfect with a long sleeve and a fleece jacket. I wouldn't want to go any smaller.:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Exactly!!!:norton

Exactly!!!:norton
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 07:16 PM
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Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Cry Always tough to bury a friend... :cry just did...

Always tough to bury a friend... :cry just did the same myself, sorry to hear that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Aumen! :pope

Aumen! :pope
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Talking LOL many many in the last 117,000 miles since...

LOL many many in the last 117,000 miles since July 2008. :D
Two over 70mph, First one on the Dempster Hwy in front of Parepin Aug 2010 and the second here in PA at the end of the first RR July 2011....
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
It can happen... I broke a 3" composite arm once...

It can happen... I broke a 3" composite arm once (tooo long to clamp the ball properly without flex and fracture) so only use aluminum for the longer arms. My shorties have survived 70mph~50mph...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Yes Double Takes rock! I use the short 2"...

Yes Double Takes rock! I use the short 2" composite arms... Love 'em:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,865
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Like Beak said Fusion... I've used Krylon...

Like Beak said Fusion...
I've used Krylon Fusion successfully on many KLR and other parts.
http://www.krylon.com/products/fusion-for-plastic/

I sometimes scuff with scotchbrite and then clean...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,571
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thanx I'll check it out! :deal

Thanx I'll check it out! :deal
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,571
Posted By Jettn Jim
Got some Sidi Adventure Goretex that started...

Got some Sidi Adventure Goretex that started leaking this season buuut.... I bet they are too worn to warrant a warranty. :hmmmmm
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 291,535
Posted By Jettn Jim
Talking :D :freaky

:D :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 291,535
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Thanx buddy! :evil Great post!!! :1drink

Thanx buddy! :evil
Great post!!! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,189
Posted By Jettn Jim
Had a couple FMF's and also thought they were a...

Had a couple FMF's and also thought they were a bit loud for long miles... Leo Vince X3 was the answer, but may not be made anymore.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Interesting... :1drink

Interesting... :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
I use tubes for 10,000+ miles... :D

I use tubes for 10,000+ miles... :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
I find the 270 rear does some weird stuff on lean...

I find the 270 rear does some weird stuff on lean in... whether on dirt or slabbing it. Some guy's don't mind though?!?!
The Shinko Golden Boy or 244 is almost the same pattern but with excellent...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 84,220
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Loooove it!!!!!

Amazing=) You are soooooo talented! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb +10:deal Yes indeed! I have experimented with...

+10:deal Yes indeed! I have experimented with this all to often... you can't run an engine near full load all day everyday without consequences=)
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Niiice...:thumb Welcome to the Experience!!!...

Niiice...:thumb Welcome to the Experience!!! :wink: :norton
JJ
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Yup yup...

Yes... most of that 3,000mi ride was on dry pavement. A set of 606's studded up would last someone a few winters for sure.
Peace,
Jim
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
I use Areostich/RidersWarehouse Studs.. ...

I use Areostich/RidersWarehouse Studs.. http://www.aerostich.com/self-tapping-carbide-tire-studs.html they're made in Finland and screw in with an adapter driver tip. The cutting holding edges are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 03:11 PM
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Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Oooh Yea!!!

I can relate fo sho!^)
Studded up and heading up the Bear Tooth March 2011...
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-8FR4fWg/0/L/i-8FR4fWg-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
aaah man your welcome. THANK you for the Tacos...

aaah man your welcome. THANK you for the Tacos and Salsa... Froze the taco's and am still planning a taco feast with some gal friends soon!!! Hence the reason I haven't pm'd you back about how...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Suweeet My brorther AteamNM!!! great new all...

Suweeet My brorther AteamNM!!! great new all throughout...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb I agree with RPBuilder.. nice lights!

I agree with RPBuilder.. nice lights!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,782
Views: 337,509
Posted By Jettn Jim
Aaah yes now I remember... I'm not quite sure...

Aaah yes now I remember... I'm not quite sure when but sometime soonish. :lol3 Yes my place is about 2miles below the lake where the Bonaparte meadows begin and the county road crosses over from the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 06:43 PM
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Views: 337,509
Posted By Jettn Jim
Talking Hey LadyBug... dang I seem to miss you having...

Hey LadyBug... dang I seem to miss you having gotten hurt ?!?!?!?! :eek1
Your doing better now?
Peace and Love,
Jim
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Hahaha I do use a torque wrench and I balance my...

Hahaha I do use a torque wrench and I balance my van and street bike tires... More speed etc. The KLR nope. Too many changes while out on the road and never a bearing problem, though whatever makes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14,865
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Good to see others learning the same things. Yea...

Good to see others learning the same things. Yea the smaller rear tube happened/discovered in 2011 and haven't looked back. Heck I don't even carry a rear on the bike anymore. Just a front.. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb I have been using and prefer Bike Master tubes. ...

I have been using and prefer Bike Master tubes. They are thinner which means less chance of a pinch when doing tire work and less chance of a fold/crease in the tube which will flat you asap.
Aand...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Put her in 5th gear go to the right side, step on...

Put her in 5th gear go to the right side, step on the brake (HARD), while leaning over the seat with a breaker bar and yank on that thing! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Hmmmm a tech library of sorts eh. :hmmmmm

Hmmmm a tech library of sorts eh. :hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14,865
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Posted By Jettn Jim
Thumb Hey Bob thanx we are all here to help as much as...

Hey Bob thanx we are all here to help as much as possible. As for the oil checking... nope that's the way. I just walk up to my bike from the right side and wipe the glass with a wet finger if it's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,531
Posted By Jettn Jim
Yaaa RR would be goood! I havea bunch of GoPro...

Yaaa RR would be goood! I havea bunch of GoPro footage that I've never edited either:/
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
I think he's using a quart of oil every...

I think he's using a quart of oil every 1,500mi...:hmmmmm
At that rate approx 6.5 litres of oil consumed over the 10,000mi to the Cape. If oil accessibility and carrying a litre with you is noo...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14,865
Views: 1,602,314
Posted By Jettn Jim
Talking Cut it off weld the adjustable foot to it and be...

Cut it off weld the adjustable foot to it and be happy. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,489
Posted By Jettn Jim
Very nice travelling through this region it...

Very nice travelling through this region it seems... thank you. :lurk
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,531
Posted By Jettn Jim
Western Montana and Central Idaho not nearly the...

Western Montana and Central Idaho not nearly the same. :1drink
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,782
Views: 337,509
Posted By Jettn Jim
Sorry just saw your reply WU... Firstly...

Sorry just saw your reply WU...
Firstly heartfelt love and good vibes sent your way to help work through the time of transition with your mother passing back through the veil. :norton I too went...
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